3-foot alligator captured in western NY yard

May 18, 2011 4:42:23 AM PDT
A call of an alligator on the loose snapped police into action in western New York.

Police in the city of Jamestown say a resident called about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday to report an alligator in a side yard.

Officers and the city's animal control officer were able to round up the 3-foot creature without incident.

They don't know where it came from or how long it may have been wandering the city.

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